May the Fourth be with you!
Since Disney bought LucasFilm in 2012, excitement around May 4 has been tied to new additions to the Star Wars
universe. (This is the third consecutive year that a new film in the franchise has been released.) But there is an even more festive reason to hug the nearest Wookie this “Star Wars
Day,” aka “May the Fourth:” the fast approaching 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Last month, at the 2017 Star Wars
Celebration, George Lucas
dropped by the commemoration to discuss Episode IV, as well as pay tribute to the passing of our princess general, Carrie Fisher
. In his reflection on the movie, Lucas
summarized his original intention for the now-iconic film.
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“The idea was simply to do the high-adventure film that I loved when I was a kid with meaningful psychological themes,” said [link=tt